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John Muir in the new world

Author: Catherine TatgeLeslie ClarkeJane AlexanderGraeme MalcolmMary Beth PeilAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life and the career of John Muir come to life through this inspiring and beautiful documentary set against the magnificent landscapes of the American West. The Scottish-born naturalist was one of the first nature preservationists in American history, inspiring others through his writing and his advocacy to keep the wilderness wild.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Biography
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Tatge; Leslie Clarke; Jane Alexander; Graeme Malcolm; Mary Beth Peil; Bill Buel; Garth Neustadter; Lawrence Conservatory Contemporary Music Ensemble.; Global Village Media.; Kultur International Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780769790398 0769790399
OCLC Number: 728621741
Notes: Originally presented on PBS as an episode of the series, American masters in 2011.
Credits: Directors of photography: Bob Elfstrom (recreations), Dan Kowalski (nature footage) ; edited by Tom Haneke ; music by Garth K. Neustadter ; music performed by Lawrence Conservatory of Music.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jane Alexander ; voice of John Muir, Graeme Malcolm ; voice of Mrs. Carr and Louie Strentzel, Mary Beth Peil, voice of Robert Underwood Johnson & Theodore Roosevelt, Bill Buel.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, all regions ; Dolby 2.0 audio ; 16:9 anamorphic widescreen.
Contents: The early years --
Attending the University of Wisconsin --
Factory work in Indiana --
The 1,000 mile walk to the Gulf --
Exploring the Gulf coast --
West to California --
In the Sierra Nevada & Yosemite Valley --
Meeting with Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Scaling Mount Ritter --
Beginning a career as a journalist --
On assignment in Alaska --
Marriage to Louie Strentzel --
Sea expedition to the Alaskan coast --
Family and farm life --
Century magazine --
The destruction of Yosemite --
Giving voice to building a national park system --
Birth of the Sierra Club --
Meeting with President Theodore Roosevelt --
The San Francisco Earthquake --
The Hetch Hetchy Valley Battle --
The last years.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Global Village Media Inc. and Thirteen's American Masters, in association with WNET ; produced and written by Leslie Clark, Catherine Tatge ; directed by Catherine Tatge.

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The life and the career of John Muir come to life through this inspiring and beautiful documentary set against the magnificent landscapes of the American West. The Scottish-born naturalist was one of the first nature preservationists in American history, inspiring others through his writing and his advocacy to keep the wilderness wild.

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